Fall 2023 – Spring 2024

04/22/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hera Lichtenbeld, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Licensing Officer, UF Innovate
Intellectual Property Assessment – How to protect your ideas.
Location: Communicore, C1-11
04/15/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shreya Raghavan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Cain Faculty Fellow, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Engineering and Reverse Engineering Mechanics in Cancer and Regenerative Medicine
Location: Communicore, C1-11
04/01/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vladimir N. Uversky, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor at the Department of Molecular Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida
From multifunctionality to polypathogenicity with intrinsic disorder
Location: Communicore, C1-11
03/25/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A. Bolu Ajiboye, Ph.D., Elmer Lincoln Lindseth Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
REconnecting the Hand and Arm to the Brain (ReHAB): Bi-directional neuroprostheses for sensorimotor functional restoration
Location: Communicore, C1-11
03/18/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Karen Troy, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Department Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Maybe I just tied my shoes too tight: Imaging and computational modeling to understand skeletal injury and adaptation
Location: Communicore, C1-11
03/04/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

BME Quick Talks Seminar
Location: Communicore, C1-11
02/26/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Amy L. Lenz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Orthopaedics & Biomedical Engineering, University of Utah School of Medicine
Foot and Ankle Biomechanics: Advanced Medical Imaging and Robotics to Investigate Form and Function
Location: Communicore, C1-11
02/19/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leadership Speaker: Derrick Dean, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Coordinator of the Biomedical Engineering Department, Alabama State University
Fabrication of 3-D Hydrogel Scaffolds: Bioprinting and Cell Interactions
Location: Communicore, C1-11
02/05/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nikki Farnsworth, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Engineering Insights into Type 1 Diabetes
Location: Communicore, C1-11
01/29/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, Ph.D., Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professorship in Engineering #2, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
My Faculty Odyssey: A Polymer Love Story
Location: Communicore, C1-11
01/22/2024 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rhonda Bacher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Elias Sayour, MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, Xin Tang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
BME Cancer Engineering Quick Talks Seminar
Location: Communicore, C1-11
12/04/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Heidi Kloefkorn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University
So what does sleep have to do with joint pain anyway?
Location: Communicore, C1-11
11/27/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pinaki Sarder, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Quantitative Health, Department of Medicine, Associate Director for Imaging, Intelligent Critical Care Center, University of Florida
Segmentation of Kidney Structures
Location: Communicore, C1-15
11/13/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aileen Huang-Saad, Ph.D., Director of Life Sciences and Engineering Programs, Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Northeastern University
Coupling Economic Development to Higher Education: A Model from Maine
Location: Communicore, C1-15
11/09/2023 – 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Shrike Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Associate Bioengineer, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University
High-Content Biofabrication of Human Tissue and Disease Models in Vitro
Location: Virtual via Zoom
10/30/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Communicore, C1-15
10/23/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Irene S. Davis, PhD, PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB, Professor, School of Physical Therapy & Rehab Sciences, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida
Born to Move: Embracing our Evolutionary Legacy
Location: Communicore, C1-11
10/16/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leopold Green, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
Unraveling Sepsis Wound Healing: Insights from Immune Cell Dynamics and Molecular Signaling for Designing Therapeutic Interventions
Location: Communicore, C1-15
10/03/2023 – 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Associate Professor, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University
Joint with Molecular Genetics and Microbiology: Ankur Singh, Ph.D.
Location: Harrell Medical Education Building, 135
10/02/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Azra Bihorac, M.D., M.S, FCCM, FASN, Senior Associate Dean for Research, R. Glenn Davis Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology, Director, Intelligent Critical Care Center, College of Medicine, University of Florida
AI in Critical Care: The New Horizon
Location: Communicore, C1-15
09/25/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Diba Mani, Ph.D., Instructional Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology, University of Florida
Creative Assessment Alternatives to Traditional Exams in STEM
Location: Communicore, C1-15
09/18/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Guillermo Ameer, Sc.D., Daniel Hale Williams Professor of Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
Leadership Speaker: Regenerative Engineering: Enabling the Practice of Regenerative Medicine
Location: Communicore, C1-15
08/28/2023 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Omid Veiseh, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University
Bioengineering cell-based therapeutics
Location: Communicore, C1-15